We offer the environments, events, activities and expertise to help you introduce new thinking, methods and processes to your business. Our research is innovative, relevant, highly applicable and easy to access for businesses.

Centre for Regional Economic Development (CRED)

The Centre for Regional Economic Development (CRED) undertake research and analysis of contemporary issues affecting local and regional economies in the north of England.

CRED work with local authorities, large and small organisations.

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Contact Gail Mulvey for more information on how CRED can help your business.

Telephone: 01228 888716/01228 888712
Email: gail.mulvey@cumbria.ac.uk

The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS)

The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) leads teaching and research into the challenges of social, environmental and economic sustainability. IFLAS works to create "sustainable leaders" who are able to find ways to promote change that is mutually beneficial for the person, organisation, stakeholders and world at large.

Contact iflas@cumbria.ac.uk to register your interest.

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Health and Social Care Evaluations (HASCE),

Health and Social Care Evaluations (HASCE), is a well-established centre providing intellectually robust, practice-relevant evaluations for a range of organisations and agencies.

Our team of researchers have extensive academic and professional experience in health and social care. They are able to offer:

  • Advice
  • Consultancy
  • Evaluability Assessment
  • Dissemination
  • Facilitation

HASCE has also developed a range of bespoke accredited training modules, which focus on the conceptual and practical skills necessary for those wishing to undertake robust, ethical and meaningful evaluations of their own. HASCE can run a number of short, non-accredited courses around embedding evaluation culture within organisations.

To discuss any evaluation needs, or to find out more about the HASCE services and training, contact hasce@cumbria.ac.uk.

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Cumbrian Centre for Health Technologies (CaCHeT)

Cumbrian Centre for Health Technologies (CaCHeT) develops and promotes technologies and innovation to improve health and wellbeing, working with partners in health and social care organisations, higher education institutes, businesses and other agencies.

If you would like to work with them, get in touch with Andrew Sullivan.

Telephone: 01228 616183
Email: cachet@cumbria.ac.uk

National School of Forestry (NSOF)

National School of Forestry pride themselves on the diversity of their research profiles, and work with a variety of stakeholders.

If you are interested in using our services on a consultancy or partnership basis, please contact the school.

Telephone: 015394 30268
Email: nsf@cumbria.ac.uk

Research Institute for Professional Learning in Education (RIPLE)

The Research Institute for Professional Learning in Education (RIPLE) offers schools and teachers three ways to engage with research:

  • Teach and supervise dissertations on the MA in Education programme
  • Work with schools and groups of schools to support teacher researchers in collaborative projects focused on school priorities and the enhancement of pupil learning
  • Doctoral supervision for teachers, lecturers and other educational practitioners and leaders who have completed an MA and wish to undertake a major research project to gain their PhD

For more information please contact Linda Shore by emailing riple@cumbria.ac.uk

University of Cumbria Business School

Our University of Cumbria Business School is proud to have been awarded The Small Business Charter in 2016.

The Charter (SBC) brings together world-class business schools and SME & Start-Up communities across the UK to create sustainable economic growth. The SBC award to the University of Cumbria Business School recognises its excellence in supporting SMEs and creates a framework for them to provide small businesses with nationally recognised programmes of expert advice and training to help their business grow.

The Business School offers a wide range of undergraduate courses in areas such as accounting and finance, business management, entrepreneurship and e-commerce, retail, marketing and computing.

At postgraduate level it offers MBAs, MAs and MScs.

Courses are available full and part time, some delivered in intensive blocks, and some courses are available by distance learning.

To find out more how you can join us:

Email: enquirycentre@cumbria.ac.uk
Telephone: 0845 606 1144

Cumbria Institute of the Arts

The Institute of the Arts in Carlisle dates back to the establishment of the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in October 1822. The Institute offers a wide range of courses at all levels, from Digital Arts, Film and Television to Musical Theatre and Fine Art.

Courses are available full and part time.

Email: enquirycentre@cumbria.ac.uk
Telephone: 0845 606 1144